England’s captain Harry Kane short bio

Everything you need to know about Harry Kane, the Star player of FIFA World Cup 2022

Harry Edward Kane is a professional footballer who plays for the England football team and Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. He is one of the best strikers of all time and is famous for his remarkable goal-scoring. 

Early Life of Harry Kane

He was born on July 28th, 1993, at Chingford, a suburban area of Northeast London. He was raised with his elder brother Charlie, and they both studied at Chingford foundation school. Harry’s parents belonged to Galway, a harbor city on the west coast of Ireland. In a recent interview, Harry said, “I believe my sports genes originate from my mother’s side of the family.”

Harry Kane’s Career

In 2001, he joined Arsenal youth academy, but they felt that he was not a good fit for the academy, so they terminated him after the first season. Harry started his professional career in July 2009 at Tottenham Hotspur and played in a local club, ridgeway rovers. In 2013, he started playing in the team Tottenham Hotspurs and participated 19 times in a competition. 

Achievements by Harry Kane

After scoring six goals in the FIFA world cup 2018, he received the Golden Boot Award. He scored all six goals in the first four games of the tournament. Harry Kane is the second English footballer who win the golden boot after Gary Lineker, who scored six goals in the world cup of 1986. He also got the Tottenham player of the year award in 2016 and 2017 and PFA Fans player of the year. In 2019, he got the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) award for his football services in Queen’s New Year’s Honors.

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Record held by Harry Kane

He scored 31 goals in 51 appearances and broke Gary Lineker’s record of 30 goals. He reached the top regarding his goal scoring in 2017, with 30 goals in the Premier League, and all competition scores were 41. He broke Alan Shearer’s record of 39 goals by taking a back-to-back hat-trick against Burnley and Southampton in 2017. He came into the list of Tottenham’s top 10 scorers. He has a unique record of scoring goals against all 30 teams in the Premier League. 

 In the FIFA World Cup 2018, held in Russia, he was appointed captain of the England team. In November 2021, during World Cup Qualifiers, he completed a perfect hat-trick against Albania, and England won by 5-0. This victory led his score to 39 goals. Then in the game against San Marino, he scored four goals, and England won by 10-0, which took his tally to 43 goals. He scored on penalty against Denmark in Euro 2020, which made England qualify for the final of Euro 2020. 

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